Kelsey Trimble, 18, organizes her desk while moving into residence at Orillia’s Georgian College campus Monday afternoon. (SARA CARSON/THE PACKET & TIMES)

New home away from home

Moving into residence at Orillia’s Georgian College campus Monday made Kelsey Trimble, 18, excited and nervous.

Rodney Noganosh, 56, was elected chief of Chippewas of Rama First Nation in Friday's election. He defeated longtime chief Sharon Stinson Henry by 93 votes. SARA CARSON/THE PACKET & TIMES

New chief 'community driven'

Rodney Noganosh has been named chief of Chippewas of Rama First Nation, but says he wants the entire community to lead as a team.

Teen admits to crimes

A resident of Michael Crescent in Barrie's north end attended the police station Monday morning advising that his vehicle had been entered overnight.

A two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Innisfil Street and Essa Road sent two people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries Monday afternoon. Police say the collision involved a vehicle that suffered brake failure and charges were laid against one of the drivers. ZACH MACPHERSON PHOTO

Two sent to hospital

A two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Innisfil Street and Essa Road sent two people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries Monday a

The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014. Scientists estimate the fissure to be at least 1.5 kilometres long. The lava is estimated to be six to eight metres thick and flowing at a rate of about 1,000 cubic metres per second. Iceland cut its ash warning level for aviation to orange from red on Sunday, saying a fresh fissure eruption in Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano system was not creating ash. Iceland's largest volcanic system, which cuts a 190 km long and up to 25 km wide swathe across the North Atlantic island, has been hit by thousands of earthquakes over the last two weeks and scientists have been on high alert. REUTERS/ArmannHoskuldsson

Lava bursts from Iceland volcano

The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014. Scientists estimate the fissure to be at least 1.5 kilometres long.

     

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